Deuter Spectro AC 32

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Specs

Weight 2 lb 6 oz / 1080 g
Capacity 1950 cu in / 32 L
Size 26 in x 13 in x 9.1 in / 67 cm x 32 cm x 23 cm

Reviews

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The fit was great, the outside pocket was stretchy…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $170Cdn

Summary

The fit was great, the outside pocket was stretchy and carried items that would be needed quickly. Unfortunately, we experienced a short 30 minute rain shower, and found that the top pouch was not waterproof, items inside were damp, not wet, but still not dry.

Pros

  • Fit
  • Volume per weight ratio
  • Accesibility

Cons

  • Top pouch not waterproof

Eagerly waited to try out my new Deuter Spectro 32. The fit was great, the outside pocket was stretchy and carried items that would be needed quickly.

Liked having the top pouch as opposed to the Deuter Futura line. Weight savings on straps and buckles helped keep the volume up with low weight. The raised back design worked as promised, keeping airflow to the back. The hip belt was sufficiently padded, and gave great support.

Unfortunately, we experienced as short 30 minute rain shower, and found that the top pouch was not water proof, items inside were damp, not wet, but still not dry. May need to bring a pack cover, which negates some of the weight savings on potentially wet hikes.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Deuter's Spectro AC 32 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Spectro AC 32 SL from Deuter is a favorite for ambitious hikers who like to travel light yet do not compromise on carry comfort and durability. Whilst loosing weight they have lost none of the typical Deuter attributes: all-round ventilation, a good ergonomic fit, durability, and robustness. This has been possible thanks to the new Aircomfort FlexLite System with its flexible twin-frame construction and effective 3-sided ventilation. Lightweight materials, hip fins with ventilation slits, clever features, and clean design make these the perfect partners for 1-2 day tours.

- CampSaver.com

The new Aircomfort Flexlite back system gives the user spring-steel construction and allowing 25% less perspiration, but the heaviest pack in the series is only 2 lbs 6oz! Another landmark in Deuter's history of innovation.

- Rocky Mountain Trail

The ultra lightweight, comfortable and functional new Deuter Spectro AC 32 Backpack has quickly become a hiker's favorite in its inaugural year. Super lightweight at just under 2.5 pounds. New Aircomfort FlexLite System has ultraflexible, twin-frame construction to follow your every movement and effectively transfer your load to the hip belt. Suspended mesh back panel provides active ventilation so hot air escapes freely from 3 sides, reducing the body's moisture loss by up to 25 percent. Anatomically formed should straps with perforated foam and large-celled 3D AirMesh lining keep you comfortable and cooler. Shoulder stabilizer straps enable exact positioning. Anatomically shaped, sturdy waist belt with 3D AirMesh lining. Roomy stretch-woven front stuff-it pocket fits a jacket, climbing harness, etc. Front two-way zipper allows another point of entry, and easy access to items buried deep in the pack. Two side stretch pockets and top zippered lid compartment. Gear loops for trekking poles or ice axe. Alpine Emergency SOS guide printed on interior to refresh your memory on aircraft signals and emergency contacts if you're in a bind. Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately). Useful features and a clean design make the Spectro AC 32 the perfect partner for light adventures; it's another landmark in Deuter Backpacks history of innovation. Color: Platin Fire. Capacity: 1950 cubic in. Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz. Dimensions (in): 26.5 H x 12.5 W x 9 D. Torso: 17-22 in. Carrying Capacity: 22 lbs. System: Aircomfort FlexLite. Hydration compatible. Materials: Hexlite 100/Microrip-Nylon, extremely lightweight ripstop with textured structure, and lightweight 210 denier nylon with ripstop and PU coating

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Free Shipping. Deuter Spectro AC 32 Pack DECENT FEATURES of the Deuter Spectro AC 32 Pack Aircomfort FlexLite System U-Shaped Front Panel Access Large Stretch-woven front Stuff-it Pocket Top Lid Pocket Hydration Compatible Stretch-woven Side Pockets Stabilizer Straps Ice Axe and Trekking Pole Attachments SOS Label Perforated Foam Shoulder Straps: Offer fantastic breathability Two Frame Construction: Durable spring steel wire and flat profile frame increases stability and load-carrying comfort, and also guarantees flexibility and durability Stabilizer straps Aircomfort Ventilated Back: System reduces perspiration by 25% Perforated Foam Hip Belts: With exceptionally big pores guarantee additional ventilation The SPECS Capacity: 24 lbs / 11 kg Torso Length: 17 - 22in. / 43 - 56 cm Volume: 1950 cubic inches / 32 liter with Height Adjustable Lid Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz / 1.08 kg (includes rain cover) Dimension (H x W x D): 26in. x 13in. x 9in. / 67 x 32 x 23 cm Material: HexLite 100, Microrip-Nylon OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean.

- Moosejaw

Deuter Spectro AC 32

MSRP:
$139.00

The Deuter Spectro AC 32 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen August 14, 2013 at CampSaver.com.

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